San Rafael Boulevard is one of Havana’s busiest avenues. It is finally undergoing major repair works! Stores, markets, new galleries, cafes, all surprise passers-by who venture down this main street, dodging builders and piles of rubble here and there. (12 photos)
Havana’s residents are suffering high temperatures. There aren’t enough portals in the capital. People going about their daily business find themselves jumping from one sidewalk to the next trying to find shelter from the sun.
Displeasure has taken over different neighborhoods in the capital. Mackerel, which had been missing from the ration booklet for a long time, has made a comeback, but at a non-subsidized price.
This exhibition’s central theme is popular cults in Africa and Cuba, cults with a long-standing tradition and validity in both peoples. Religious images, small allegorical sculptures, idols, ancient tools, crowned by a beautiful wall hanging, created by the unequalled painter Mendives, belonging to the museum’s own collection.
In Cuba, sexuality has always been governed by the traditional variant. However, we haven’t escaped the swinging movement, which is currently threatening to become a mass movement.
Catching a collective taxi in Havana is such a feat, my neighbor told me, hot and bothered, while trying to open her front door.
Running into crowds at stores and markets is becoming common in Cuba’s capital city. Desperate people hoard: eggs/ rice/ soap/ detergent/ toothpaste and some products that might seem absurd at a glance. It’s worth remembering that these people are my people…